Miscellaneous beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
431–404 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S. ?

Accession Number

21-2-34a-f

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Cylinders: more than thirty-one light blue, twenty-three buff or yellow, more than thirty-one red (some pinkish brown in body)
Ball: forty-four roughly formed with white body
Disc: twelve black, two brown, ninety-three blue and white

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid S 56. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition